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Nadia Leihs

Erich Brost Institute - TU Dortmund
Fields of Research: 
International media systems, media organizations, political and social transformation processes

Nadia Leihs is a PhD candidate at the Seminar of Communication Studies at the University of Erfurt and the Centre for Middle Eastern and North African Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin. She has obtained her MA degree in 2008 at the Faculty of History at Ruhr-University Bochum, and has long-standing professional experience as freelance journalist for various German media outlets. Her current research addresses the influence of institutional structures on journalistic content and the media’s role for social and political transformation processes, other fields of interest are gender studies and the history of journalism. Currently, she is working as a project coordinator and researcher for the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism at the TU Dortmund.